Ronald J. Pelias

Ronald J. Pelias:  his work has appeared in a number of journals, including Midwest Poetry Review, Coal City Review, Poetry East, and Negative Capability. His most recent books exploring qualitative methods are Leaning: A Poetics of Personal Relations (2011), Performance: An Alphabet of Performative Writing (2014), and If the Truth Be Told: Accounts in Literary Forms (2016). He is also the author of the acclaimed, A Methodology of the Heart: Evoking Academic and Daily Life (2004). He is a professor of speech communication at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.